According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Gold Circle are joining forces to produce the love story Griffin and Phoenix, set to star Amanda Peet and Dermot Mulroney.

Ed Stone, one of the writers and producers of 1999's Happy Texas in which he also appeared as an actor, will make his directorial debut, working from his own screenplay.

The film will be produced by Gold Circle's Paul Brooks and SKE's Sidney Kimmel, who will both co-finance the project, set to begin shooting this fall.

Mulroney and Peet will portray the title characters, two lovers who are unaware of the tragic secret each possesses.

Brian B.